News and views from the schools taking part in Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible

Fair Trade Lesson by SJNCC

Posted on April 25th, 2017 by Agent Hannam

There was a range of events taking place across Sir Jonathan North Community College during Fairtrade fortnight, including the selling of Fairtrade snacks on the stall, making homemade goodies with Fairtrade ingredients to sell at lunch time, attending a Roots and Shoots Award Ceremony, running Fairtrade Assemblies, hosting Eco Events …

Be The Change Volunteer Trip Scholarship

Posted on April 25th, 2017 by Agent Hannam

Congratulations to Naomi Clarke- Myers in 9.5 who successfully applied for a sought-after scholarship ran by the WE charity which only 30 students across the UK are chosen to participate in. Naomi used her experiences gained through the Fairtrade Group as evidence in her application form where she outlined how …

FS2 nature garden

Posted on April 25th, 2017 by Agent McCullagh

We are a small school with limited outdoor space so we have been encouraging our FS2 children to think about ways of bringing nature to our school.  They decided that creating a small nature garden in their own outdoor space in pots and planters.  The children have been responsible for planting …

St Joseph’s RC Primary School joins Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible

Posted on April 22nd, 2017 by Agent McCullagh

St Joseph’s RC Primary School in Cleethorpes joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today.

You can see where St Joseph’s RC Primary School is on a map and read about their local environment here.

Penny War!! Huh War, What is it good for? Collecting pennies for Fairtrade!

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by Agent Hannam

During Fairtrade Fortnight SJNCC ran a Citizenship lesson on Fairtrade. This took place for all year 8 students in their Humanities lessons. This was designed to coincide with Fairtrade Fortnight and the theme ‘it’s time to put Fairtrade in your Break!’ This year’s event challenged students to try Fairtrade products …

Eduk8Stoke joins Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 by Agent Craggs

Eduk8Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today.

You can see where Eduk8Stoke is on a map and read about their local environment here.

Molescroft Primary School joins Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by Agent Loncaster

Molescroft Primary School in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire joined Roots & Shoots: Mission Possible today.

You can see where Molescroft Primary School is on a map and read about their local environment here.

Sir Jonathan North Community College at the Roots & Shoots Awards 2017

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by Agent Hannam

Miss Hannam and Mrs Ball took three members of the Fair Trade Group to the Roots & Shoots Award on Friday at the Barbican centre in London. The students were invited along to the event to represent the Fair Trade Group as they were winners of a Gold Award for …

Spring Hill Primary School Update

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by Agent Taylor

Spring Hill Eco Pals wrote and presented an assembly in aid of Vision Aid.
They asked children to collect old used glasses from their families and friends.
We collected over 120 pairs of glasses which have now been sent off to Vision Aid to help the sight of people in poorer countries …

Gilbrook School at Roots & Shoots Awards 2017

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by Agent Murphy

Gilbrook School is a Social, Emotional & Mental Health school and we were very proud to take part in the prestigious event Roots & Shoots Awards at the Barbican Centre in London. We were so excited to be invited and the children and staff were put at ease with such …

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